Out Of The Blue

Calabogie Road

This group needs no introduction for the tri-state area. Playing as the house band at several local festivals this group brings wit and sound to the stage. With powerful vocals that blend smoothly they perform many great originals from the founding leader Tony Hickman, who started the group in the 70's. Still carrying on the torch these guys have a tremendous stage presence and are sure to make you smile!

Lonesome Meadow

This group comes to you as a husband and wife group that has polished and perfected some great songs! Lori and Brad have made several accomplishments with no obstacles to big, They have a great group playing traditional songs and originals songs with perfection and style!

What's in a name? Some (well, Mr. Webster in fact) might suggest that the name Sideline means “an activity done in addition to one's main job”. Alternately, many people think it's the section of a football field just to the side of where the main action happens. is band may be an additional activity for the guys and they may stand to the side of the stage in their “regular” bands, but when they get together, it's all front and center, main stage bluegrass. Sideline plays songs you love. Some are bluegrass classics, some are destined to be classics, and all of them are performed in a way that makes audiences understand why these pickers and singers are A tier bluegrasses, loved and adored by fans the world

The sparks the bluegrass mountaineers ignite while performing traditional bluegrass music is very unique. Their burning desire fueled by their experience and music shared by four generations to continue a family tradition is one of the world's most valued treasures in such a wonderful music style.

We've been playing together since the late 90 's . Joe Sr. moved here from southwestern Va. many years ago and today all of us make our home in the Port Clinton area . We love bluegrass music and hopefully it shows through in our approach to it . With the retirement of longtime bass playerArchie Stinson , Vern Brink from Gibsonburg Ohio has taken over on the upright bass .


This group of four musicians supply the energy to get everyone's toes tapping. They play traditional bluegrass and beyond.  All the members of this group have been around the west Michigan music scene for decades. Their diverse and exciting repertoire is a treat to the senses.

Patuxent Music recording artist, The Kevin Prater Band brings "Pure Kentucky Style Bluegrass" to every show they preform.  Their unique and powerful harmonies have been strongly influenced by the original Seldom Scene, Charlie Waller & The Country Gentlemen, Osborn Brothers and many other legends of Bluegrass Music.